Taiqi, Licun Gongyuan, Qingdao, China

Dancing, taiqi, music, calligraphy and kites are regular features of a stroll through Licun Gongyuan, a fantastic park in north Qingdao, China. Taiqi in Licun Gongyuan, Qingdao
Taiqi in Licun Gongyuan, Qingdao
Taiqi in Licun Gongyuan, Qingdao

Sunrise taiji, our neighbourhood, Qingdao, China


Sick toddler woke us all up super early last Saturday, so me and 老大 went for a walk around 6:15 to get breakfast and see who was in the 广场

“Sunrise” as in “sun rising over the buildings.” :)

Their times vary throughout the year, but in August our neighbourhood’s tài jí quán (太极拳) and sword dancing (舞剑) groups quit at 7am.

The Chinese morning exercise scene is something to behold:

And so is breakfast:

More taiji from our neighbourhood: